Ransom Allphin

5 April 1756–7 July 1833 (Age 77)
Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ransom

When Ransom Allphin was born on 5 April 1756, in Orange, Virginia, United States, his father, Ransom Allphin, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Louise Shelton, was 34. He married Rebecca Brown in 1783, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 7 July 1833, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Allphin Cemetery, Morning View, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ransom Allphin
Rebecca Brown
Marriage: 1783
John W Allphin
Elizabeth Alphin
Shelton Allphin
Reuben Allphin

Spouse and Children

Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 2

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 24

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

See Alphin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ranson Alphin, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Ranson Alphen, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Ranson Alphan, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

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